Thursday, October 3-Sunday, October 6 Times vary A film festival celebrating the diverse culture and community of San Pedro with a wide spectrum of independent film, documentaries, and shorts. SPIFF exhibits films that embody inspiring entertainment for all, works that express fresh voices and differing global perspectives, with the intent that these films enlighten audiences while providing invaluable exposure for filmmakers, local and international. Warner Grand Theatre, 478 W. 6th Street, Downtown and other locations. www.SPIFFest.org
San Pedro is a favorite location for filming both movies and television programs, along with commercials.
Hundreds of films have been shot in whole or part within the Los Angeles Harbor area, dating to the earliest days of the U.S. cinema industry.
Below is a list of many films and television programs shot in San Pedro. There are many more, of course, and as you travel around town you might start to recognize locations that were used for programs and films you have seen.
500 Days of Summer
A Few Good Men
A Man Apart